Period
to 9 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
UK
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 735 774 748
Rank change year-on-year +39 -26 +221
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 104 354 489
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 0.75% 1.42% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 82 263 346
Median annual salary £53,750 £47,500 £52,050
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.16% -8.74% +4.10%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,775 £41,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +11.11%

Microsoft App-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13,810 24,921 25,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.73% 16.93% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11,282 20,464 20,689
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft App-V.

Salary trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the UK over the 6 months to 9 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 100 £52,500 +10.53% 11
UK excluding London +100 60 £47,500 +11.76% 10
London +102 41 £61,250 +2.08% 4
North of England +138 19 £47,500 +5.56%
Work from Home +32 18 £87,500 +52.17% 2
Midlands +80 15 £37,500 -11.76% 1
West Midlands +91 14 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North West +107 13 £47,500 -20.83%
South East +88 12 £62,500 +47.06% 4
East of England +95 8 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Yorkshire +102 6 £47,500 +5.56%
Scotland +85 3 £50,000 -
South West +30 3 £100,000 +135.29% 1
East Midlands +58 1 £27,500 -51.11%

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 74 (71.15%) SCCM
2 69 (66.35%) Microsoft
3 68 (65.38%) Citrix
4 67 (64.42%) Windows
5 61 (58.65%) Active Directory
6 40 (38.46%) VMware
7 38 (36.54%) PowerShell
7 38 (36.54%) Azure
8 36 (34.62%) XenDesktop
8 36 (34.62%) Application Packaging
9 33 (31.73%) XenApp
10 29 (27.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (26.92%) ITIL
11 28 (26.92%) Windows 10
12 27 (25.96%) SQL Server
13 26 (25.00%) Office 365
14 25 (24.04%) MSI
15 23 (22.12%) Hyper-V
16 22 (21.15%) Windows 7
16 22 (21.15%) Application Virtualisation
17 20 (19.23%) Data Centre
17 20 (19.23%) Ivanti
18 19 (18.27%) SharePoint
18 19 (18.27%) Windows Server
19 18 (17.31%) WSUS
20 16 (15.38%) SAN
20 16 (15.38%) Skype for Business
21 13 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
22 12 (11.54%) Mentoring
23 11 (10.58%) Service Management

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (18.27%) SharePoint
2 16 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.85%) IIS
3 4 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (36.54%) Azure
2 26 (25.00%) Office 365
3 7 (6.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.77%) AWS
5 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.88%) IaaS
7 2 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.92%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.92%) Azure Stack
7 2 (1.92%) GCP
7 2 (1.92%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.92%) SaaS
7 2 (1.92%) Serverless
7 2 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) SAN
2 10 (9.62%) NetScaler
3 7 (6.73%) Unified Communications
4 6 (5.77%) DHCP
5 5 (4.81%) DNS
5 5 (4.81%) Skype
6 3 (2.88%) Internet
7 2 (1.92%) LAN
8 1 (0.96%) Firewall
8 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (24.04%) MSI
2 6 (5.77%) WinDbg
3 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.96%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (0.96%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.96%) JIRA
5 1 (0.96%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.96%) TestRail
5 1 (0.96%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Law
3 7 (6.73%) Retail
4 6 (5.77%) Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Back Office
5 3 (2.88%) Local Government
5 3 (2.88%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (16.35%) Architect
2 16 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 12 (11.54%) Analyst
4 10 (9.62%) Applications Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (8.65%) Administrator
5 9 (8.65%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.69%) Applications Packager
6 8 (7.69%) Azure Architect
6 8 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Citrix Administrator
7 7 (6.73%) Consultant
7 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Support Manager
8 6 (5.77%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.81%) Applications Consultant
9 5 (4.81%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) Software Packaging
2 4 (3.85%) .NET
2 4 (3.85%) Web Services
3 3 (2.88%) ATL
3 3 (2.88%) COM
4 2 (1.92%) COM+
4 2 (1.92%) DCOM
4 2 (1.92%) JSON
5 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.96%) OAuth
5 1 (0.96%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.77%) iPad
3 6 (5.77%) iPhone
3 6 (5.77%) User Experience
4 5 (4.81%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.81%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.85%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.92%) Clustering
6 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.96%) BYOD
7 1 (0.96%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 67 (64.42%) Windows
2 28 (26.92%) Windows 10
3 22 (21.15%) Windows 7
4 19 (18.27%) Windows Server
5 9 (8.65%) Linux
6 6 (5.77%) Android
6 6 (5.77%) Mac OS X
6 6 (5.77%) Windows Phone
6 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.92%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.92%) Unix
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.62%) Application Packaging
2 28 (26.92%) ITIL
3 22 (21.15%) Application Virtualisation
4 13 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
5 12 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 11 (10.58%) Service Management
7 10 (9.62%) Service Delivery
8 9 (8.65%) IT Strategy
9 8 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (6.73%) Business Continuity
10 7 (6.73%) Compatibility Testing
10 7 (6.73%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (6.73%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 7 (6.73%) Due Diligence
10 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (6.73%) Software Distribution
11 6 (5.77%) Data Protection
11 6 (5.77%) Project Delivery
11 6 (5.77%) Service Desk Management
12 5 (4.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.54%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.69%) SQL
3 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.85%) C#
4 4 (3.85%) Python
5 3 (2.88%) C
5 3 (2.88%) C++
6 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.92%) VB
7 1 (0.96%) PHP
7 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) CCA
1 8 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (3.85%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) CCNA
3 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.92%) MCP
4 2 (1.92%) MCSA
4 2 (1.92%) MCSE
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (58.65%) Active Directory
2 36 (34.62%) XenDesktop
3 33 (31.73%) XenApp
4 29 (27.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (22.12%) Hyper-V
6 11 (10.58%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 11 (10.58%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (6.73%) Terminal Server
8 6 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (4.81%) Terminal Services
9 5 (4.81%) vSphere
10 4 (3.85%) Xen
11 2 (1.92%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.92%) Docker
11 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 74 (71.15%) SCCM
2 18 (17.31%) WSUS
3 9 (8.65%) SCOM
4 7 (6.73%) SCOrch
5 5 (4.81%) ThinApp
6 4 (3.85%) IBM BigFix
6 4 (3.85%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (3.85%) SCVMM
6 4 (3.85%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.92%) Nagios
7 2 (1.92%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.92%) SCSM
7 2 (1.92%) Terraform
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (66.35%) Microsoft
2 68 (65.38%) Citrix
3 40 (38.46%) VMware
4 20 (19.23%) Ivanti
5 9 (8.65%) Cisco
6 7 (6.73%) Oracle
7 6 (5.77%) Apple
8 5 (4.81%) IBM
9 4 (3.85%) BMC
9 4 (3.85%) Capita
9 4 (3.85%) Cognos
9 4 (3.85%) DevExpress
9 4 (3.85%) EMC
9 4 (3.85%) NetApp
9 4 (3.85%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.85%) Tanium
10 2 (1.92%) HP
11 1 (0.96%) Cadence
11 1 (0.96%) Dell
11 1 (0.96%) SAP